EdConnection

EdConnection

September 10, 2012 Issue

9/10/2012

  • Comments requested for draft college-ready policies and descriptors
  • Auditor of State provides interim report on school attendance investigation
  • Governor Kasich orders flags to be flown at half-staff at all public buildings, moment of silence on Sept. 11 in honor of Patriot Day and National Day of Service and Remembrance
  • Guidance offered on appropriate use of language-learning software programs for credit flexibility
  • OPES training completion information needed from some participants
  • Resources for student growth measures and learning objectives now available online
  • eTPES webinar for superintendents and designees this Thursday, Sept. 13
  • Changes for students with disabilities’ transition plans take effect Sept. 24
  • Round 2 of Race to the Top (RttT) mini-grant competition focuses on non-tested grades and subjects – applications due Sept. 21
  • Ohio 2012-2013 Green Ribbon Schools application now online
  • National Assessment Governing Board nominations being accepted
  • National Fall Conference on Educator Misconduct - Oct. 17-19 in Cincinnati
  • Community of Practice site provides resources for credit flexibility
  • ODE launches LinkedIn group for physical education professionals

Downloadable Issue